Physics and Equipment Settings

  • Radhakrishna Selvi


Breast ultrasound is a very important tool in diagnostic breast imaging. Understanding the physics of ultrasonography helps in maximizing the outcome of breast ultrasound examination.


Sound Wave Axial Resolution Breast Ultrasound Ultrasound Energy Tissue Harmonic Image 
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© Springer India 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Radhakrishna Selvi
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  1. 1.Chennai Breast CentreChennaiIndia

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